Sketching is fun….

I start every single sketch with ‘oooo I don’t know….’ daunted by the blank page till I make the first mark. Then I want to put another mark. It’s like one step, then another….slowly creating more marks.

The trepidation is ok….healthy even….cos drawing is a learning process….teaching your eye to see. However your drawing turns out….celebrate it like I do….and keep practicing. Drawing is like playing ‘I spy…’ you become more aware.

Sketch of my 2013 passport photo –
Royal Academy doodle prompt of the day was ‘passport photo’
Clue
Yesterday’s prompt from Sketchaday App

Ever since the lockdown the RA have been posting doodle prompts on Twitter.

Recently I discovered the sketchaday app…..love it!

Take your time…don’t rush yourself….enjoy the mark making process. It is a journey….not a destination. (…simply had to throw in that cliche)

Author: designwithflair

Spontaneity is the watchword that informs my art practice. My artwork celebrates the energy of abstract expressionism. 'why not?' underlines my creative process. Forget the box! Its obsolete...it's all about whatever shape you want to throw on that dance floor! The process drives my practice!! For me, work well done is work I have thoroughly enjoyed making...work that has made me think, sweat, cry, scream and come back for more!!! Work that gets my back up; pushes me...gives me cause for doubt. Makes me push in order for 'why not?' to become possible. Boundaries? What boundaries?

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